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Full text of "Flora Indica Vol-I"

INTRODUCTORY  ESSAY.

183

2770 species of- flowering plants and 150 ferns, of which the
majority inhabit the temperate zone; fewer are tropical, and
still fewer alpine. The prevailing natural orders are:

G-entianeae.....38

Asclepiadeae 1                     4-

Apocyneae    j
Scroplmlarinese....    70

Labiatse......90

Cyrtandrese.....27

MyrsineaB.....12

Primulacese.....36

Boragineae.....18

Acanthacese .    ....   35

Polygonese.....45

Euphorbiaceae   ....   35

TJrticese......110

Amentaceae.....15

Oordferse      .....10

Lairrinese     .....   30
Aroideae  .    .   \    .    .    .    16

Orcliidese......150

Scitamineae.....24

Palmeaa   ......   10

Smilaceael                           AQ

Liliaceaa J

Juncea)......25

Graminese    ..... 180
Cyperacesa.....106

Central Himalaya, or NipaL

The kingdom of Nipal extends for 500 miles along the
Himalaya, from the western extremity of Sikkim to the east-
ern border of Kumaon, from which it is separated by the river
Kali. The jealous policy of the Nipalese government has pre-
vented our Acquiring an intimate" knowledge of this country,
the only part to -which Europeans have been allowed access

HanunculacesB  .    ,
	.    .   55

Papaveracese     .    . !Fumariace8e .    ,
	.    .   25 .   .   16

Magnoliaceee    .    . Malvaceas     -s
	.   .     7

Bombacese     1 TiliacesB      - [
	.   .   80

ByttneriacesBj Ternstroemiaceas   .
	.   .   11

AurantiacesB     .    
	.   .   12

Oaryophy]lea&   .    . OrucifersB.   ,   .    ,
	.   .   30 30

VitacesB   ....
	20

BalsaminesB r
	18

Acerinese     .   .
	6

LeguminossB    .    . Hosacese ....
	.   . 100 80

TJuabellifersB' .
	50

AraliacesB     .   .
	26

MelastomacesB .    .
	.   .   10

Cucurbitacese   .    .
	.    .   20

Eubiacese'   .    .    /
	.   ,   80

Crassulacese     .   .
	.    ..  16

Cbrnpositse   .    .    . ifeceaB      ~\ Vaccinies3 J
	.   . 170 .   .   60